Work Gets Underway At Brickell Site Where 632-Unit Residential Tower Planned

Construction is now underway at the Brickell site where a 54-story, 632-unit residential tower is planned.

The developer filed a Notice of Commencement on August 26, and construction equipment is now at the property.

According to the filing last week, test piling is now underway.

Also now underway is construction of a new seawall, select demolition of an existing seawall, demolition of buildings, tree removal, clearing & grubbing, and installation of temporary water & electric to support construction, the filing states.

An affiliate of Michael Dell’s MSD Partners is listed as the lender on the notice. G.T. Construction and Development is listed as the contractor.

The document was signed by developer Meyer Chetrit.

Miami Building Department records show that a construction permit to build a 643-foot tower is still being reviewed.

The tower is the first of a five-phase project that will eventually include 1,678 residential units, 330 hotel rooms, 196,882-square-feet of retail space, and 98,040-square-feet of office space.

 

(photo: @dontbuybluth)


 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

They just found an old Nokia. Gonna have to get the archeologists on site.

Anonymous
1 month ago

lmao

Anonymous
1 month ago

I found an old Nintendo game on that site the other day…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Battletoads Circle park.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Finally those giant lots in Brickell will get built on and expanding density to west Brickell

Anonymous
1 month ago

This project is going to be fantastic. Jose Marti park is an incredible amenity.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah glad they’re integrating it with the project.

Anonymous
1 month ago

How are they integrating the park into this project?

Anonymous
1 month ago

read the last article on this project

Anonymous
1 month ago

This is the most recent article I found and I don’t see any mention of the park – please share what you are referring to as I’m very interested in seeing the plans for the park:

https://www.thenextmiami.com/miami-river-developer-applies-for-construction-permit-to-build-54-story-tower-street-change/

Anonymous
1 month ago

Tried to reply with the link, but regardless there was no mention of Jose Marti Park in the most recent article dated July 1st.

Anonymous
1 month ago

In order to have an Special Area Plan, they had to connect the development to the land under I-95 and that deal included integrating JM Park.
The developer will connect to it, and provide a consistent landscaping/wayfinding/and public amenities all along the waterfront.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I know…
Lots of hot dudes

Anonymous
1 month ago

It gets overwhelming as a “hetero married man” walking through any neighborhood in Miami already. Too much to look at – you can only pretend you were looking at their shoes so many times.

POLO
1 month ago

Every day Miami’s tittle as the 3rd biggest skyline in the U.S. solidified.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lets see if we catch up to chicago by 2030

Anonymous
1 month ago

Don’t know if we’ll ever catch Chicago, but we might be able to make a run at Toronto if their pace of construction slows down. The demand for new units here is insane right now.

Anonymous
1 month ago

No I think we could catch up to Chicago within two decades and one and a half. We have high rise clusters coming up from liberty city to douglas road station and plenty are being built inbetween. And downtown and brickell developments keep moving further west.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Toronto passed Chicago in size several years ago. The largest cities in North America are:
1. Mexico City, 2.NY, 3. LA, and
4. Toronto

Anonymous
1 month ago

We are talking about skylines

Anonymous
1 month ago

I am so excited about what the Miami skyline will look like at the end of this decade. The 2000s boom put the skyline on the map (a lot of basic designs), the 2010s boom helped beef up the skyline while adding life to the streets, and the 2020s boom will add taller buildings with great designs.

Waldorf Astoria, Aston Martin, Legacy, brickell office tower, Chetrit, Una residences, Eleven residences, even the unique JDS…all of these buildings are likely to go up and they pass the eye test as far as design goes. The filler buildings are great too because they help increase the area’s population with a mix of different income levels and backgrounds.

All that is left is a couple of supertall landmark buildings. Waldorf is a start but we need something more unique. I’m also very excited to see the continued growth of downtown with World Center and the abundant mid rises going up in Wynwood. If Mana decides to actually do something around Flagler, we will have a continuous, connected city atmosphere from Brickell to Midtown.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Been walking by here for years and finally saw the gear on site this past weekend – super excited to see this severely underutilized portion of the riverfront finally get upgraded and devloped!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Should be a wall of towers on both sides along the river by 2025

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yes along with a connected riverwalk!

William
1 month ago

That huge crane… the long rebar cages and auger drill bits indicate foundation work is starting. Did they get a foundation permit???? Super excited to see thi go up!

Anonymous
1 month ago

nice

Anonymous
1 month ago

Great news. Glad seawall work being done.

Shawn Kouri
1 month ago

Yes but five Phases? How long will this take to complete this project?

Anonymous
1 month ago

2025

Anonymous
1 month ago

Is the ugly square little portion phase one? Or is it even in these renderings? I bet phase one is not one of the pretty ones, huh?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami Winning

Anonymous
1 month ago

Have they made the promised improvements to the park?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please tell be the architecture in the renderings will be built as planned, and it isn’t a bait and switch for gunmetal grey cereal boxes. I mean, it’s like Kobi Karp woke up on the right side of the bed and drew it.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sorry. I can’t. My mother gets very upset when I tell I lie.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Once this and the the development across the river is built it’s going to look amazing! I’m sure it will bring other projects to this part of Miami…

Realtalk Reilly
1 month ago

So this parcel goes all the way to the river and includes that little triangular parcel where Finnegans River was? Whatever became of that place? Haven’t passed right by there in years. If I’m looking at those renderings right it will be demolished to make room for this place, if it hasn’t been already. That freestanding bar/restaurant building lasted about as long as Port of Call downtown, across from the AAA.

Anonymous G
1 month ago

About time! Lets get going!

Calivalle..
1 month ago

A Beauty..💎💎💎💎

Anonymous
1 month ago

My views to the west will be blocked by this building. Ending my lease and moving somewhere else

Anonymous
1 month ago

Why would you want to view little Cuba?

Anonymous
1 month ago

im assuming sunsets maybe

Anonymous
1 month ago

I hope they build it better than that other place that fell down a little while back!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Just pushing dirt around

Sonic.
1 month ago

Your comment is dirt.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Oooooooh. Short and to the point.

Anonymous
1 month ago

That’s really an expensive way to push around dirt…